They must be at least 18 years of age.
They must be free from legal impediments, interpreted as such by Membership Development Committee.
They must have a satisfactory Academic and Professional qualification.
They must be persons who are Tiv by birth as defined in chapter III of the Nigerian Constitution, 1999 or any authorized amendment or reenactment thereof, or:
Be non-Tiv women married to Tiv men, or:
Be Tiv daughters married to non-Tiv men, or:
Be any foreigner who satisfies the provisions of Chapter III section 27 particularly paragraph (d) of sub-section 2 of the Nigerian Constitution or any authorized amendment or reenactment thereof and is accepted as a Tiv resident, or:
Be any other person ineligible under any of the foregoing paragraphs, but who has in the opinion of the Trustees or the Membership Development Committee, can help or has indeed contributed in the attainment of the aims and objectives of the Association or any of them upon recommendation outlining the distinctive contributions and concurrence of the General Meeting, may be granted Honorary, Associate, or any other discretionary class of membership of the Association.
The Optometrist and Dispensing Opticians Registration Board of Nigeria (ODORBN) is the body statutorily empowered by an Act of Parliament (cap 09 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004, formerly known as Decree No. 34 of December, 1989) to regulate the practice of the professions of Optometry and dispensing Opticianry In Nigeria.